Mbappe snubs Real to seal new PSG deal

Kylian Mbappe has decided to extend his stay at Paris St Germain, French sport daily L’Equipe reported on Saturday. The France forward, whose current contract expires on June 30, had been widely tipped to join Real Madrid. L’Equipe said a new contract, which is likely to tie him to the French champions until 2025, had […]

Ferrari’s Leclerc takes pole in Spain

Ferrari’s Formula One championship leader Charles Leclerc performed under pressure with a late flyer after a spin to surge from 10th to pole position ahead of Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix. Main rival and reigning champion Max Verstappen, who had looked like taking the top slot for Red Bull, had to settle for second after a […]

Zlatoris sets the pace at PGA Championship

American Will Zalatoris fired a bogey-free five-under-par 65 to seize a one-stroke lead after Friday’s second round of the PGA Championship while Tiger Woods battled his way into the weekend. Aided when gusting winds vanished in the afternoon at daunting Southern Hills, late-starter Zalatoris reeled off three back-nine birdies in a row and sank a […]

Tatum on a tear to keep Celtics alive

Boston forward Jayson Tatum poured in 46 points as the Celtics defeated the NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks 108-95 on Friday to force a decisive game seven in their Eastern Conference playoff series. With his team facing elimination, Tatum delivered, drilling seven of the Celtics’ 17 three-pointers and helping them withstand a 44-point, 20-rebound performance from […]

Hot shot Lewandowski seeks Bayern exit

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has informed the club’s boss that he wants to leave and not extend his contract with the German champions, Bayern sports director Hasan Salihamidzic said on Saturday. Speaking ahead of Bayern’s final game of the Bundesliga season at VfL Wolfsburg, Salihamidzic confirmed widespread reports that the Bundesliga’s second-highest all-time scorer […]

Holders China lose Uber Cup final

South Korea ended their 12-year wait for an Uber Cup title with a 3-2 upset of defending champions China that was only decided in the last singles match of the final in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday. With the scores locked at 2-2, world number 46 Sim Yu-jin stunned China’s 15th-ranked Wang Zhiyi 28-26 18-21 21-8 […]